Contracts Manager

Position Details

Department                 Construction

Location                       Caplich Quarry, Alness

Working Hours              Full Time Mon-Fri, flexible working hours, normal minimum 42.5 hours                                                     per week.

Duration                        Permanent

Holidays                        Industry Standard

Remuneration              Competitive salary relevant to experience.

Probationary Period    3 months from commencement.

Other Benefits              - Company Car/Allowance

                                      - Company Health Insurance

                                      - Company Pension Contribution

                                      - Cycle to Work Scheme



This is a Permanent, full-time position working within our Construction Department, principally – but not exclusively – covering civil engineering and utility operations.  The position is based at our main offices at Caplich, Alness and will report to the Construction Manager.


Principal Job Responsibilities

Principal roles and responsibilities will include:-

  • Effective and efficient coordination and management of projects to ensure successful delivery - in terms of health & safety, quality, time, and profitability.
  • Preparation of Construction Phase Health & Safety Plans, Risk Assessments, Method Statements, Tool Box Talks and other necessary desired Health & Safety documents.
  • Assisting in the development of Health & Safety procedures and strategies to be implemented across the Construction Department and, where applicable, across the company overall.
  • Organisation of in-house labour resources to ensure most effective use and efficient deployment to meet overall operational demands.
  • Assisting in the recruitment, motivation and training of in-house labour resources.
  • General management, coordination and organisation of plant, material and subcontract resources to aide project delivery.
  • General management, supervision and administration of site operations – including the overseeing of site management staff where applicable.
  • Assisting in tender pre-qualification submissions and in tender preparations / reviews.
  • Compliance with the company’s quality assurance procedures to ensure achievement of company objectives – in particular in relation to quality and health & safety matters.
  • Other such activities may, from time to time, be required / allocated.

The above list is not exhaustive.



The successful applicant will ideally have the following skills, qualities & experience:

  • Previous experience in either a similar role or within the civil engineering/utility sector.
  • Recognised relevant academic or trade qualifications.
  • Site Managers Safety Training Scheme Certificate (SMSTS).
  • Construction Skills Certification Scheme qualification of a relevant type (CSCS).
  • Experience of working with standard forms of construction contract, in particular NEC forms of contract.
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety and Environmental legislation.
  • Full UK driving license.
  • Very structured and diligent approach to task management and record keeping.
  • Good communication skills, with both clients and other company personnel.
  • Effective man-management skills.
  • An aptitude for multi-tasking and efficiently structure daily tasks.
  • Be computer literate with experience in word, excel, MS Project, etc.
  • The ability to assist and co-operate with other personnel.
  • The ability to promote a good image of self and the company.
  • Flexibility and willingness to undertake tasks out-with the key job responsibilities.
  • Be trustworthy, friendly, timeous and reliable.


Pat Munro (Alness) Limited. Registered in Scotland (Reg No: SC033294). Registered Office: Caplich Quarry, Alness, Ross-shire IV17 0XU

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